09 September 2022

COVID-19 update 9 September 2022

Please Note: This is the last daily statement.

The Department of Health will transition to a weekly COVID-19 statement from next week, in line with a national approach which is endorsed by Chief Health Officers. 

The first weekly report will be made available next Friday, 16 September and then every Friday morning.

WA Health is reporting a total of 995 new cases to 4pm yesterday. There are currently 5,816 active cases in Western Australia.

The latest figures from overnight show, there were 192 people with COVID-19 in hospital, 4 in ICU.

Regional case data is reported on a weekly basis each Friday, and can be viewed here:

Of the 995 cases, 337 were confirmed via PCR test, the remaining 658 were self-reported positive rapid antigen tests.

A total of 2,176 PCR tests were conducted at either state-run or private pathology clinics yesterday.

WA has recorded 1,139,054 cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Anyone experiencing symptoms should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result. Visit the HealthyWA website for a full list of testing clinics and opening hours (external site).

COVID-19 vaccinations

Vaccination information is available on the WA COVID-19 dashboard (external site).*

People are encouraged to make a booking via Vaccinate WA.

Media contact: (08) 9222 4333

* This dashboard updates at approximately 2pm AWST on weekdays.